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Roger L. Liles

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In the early 1960s, I earned a BA and did graduate studies in Modern European History. Then I was stationed in Turkey and German for five years as a Signals Intelligence Officer. Messages I generated and sent to Washington got President Johnson out of bed at least five times.
In 1970, I was awarded an MS in Engineering from USC. Then for almost forty years, I worked in military electronics—radar and electro-optical sensors. My main function was to translate engineering jargon into understandable English and communicate it to senior decision makers in the US government.

I took over three years of novel writing at UCLA in the 1990s including the Master Novel Writers Course.

Now retired after working for forty years as a senior engineering ma
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Books, movies and popular media have eulogized the major role that British breaking of the Enigma Code played in the winning of World War II. During the Cold War, a more monumental effort was made by the America and her allies to intercept and exploit Russian and communist countries communications. My novel, a thriller, takes the reader into the super-secret world that I occupied fifty years ago. Read more of this blog post »
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